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quick quiz on the stats

Posted by: Gee ( si ) on December 16, 1999 at 14:09:52:

In Reply to: No reason to expect that the college educated would endorse job rotation posted by Barry Stoller on December 16, 1999 at 10:53:37:

: Only 23% of the American population receive education at a Bachelor's level or above (Statistical Abstract of the United States 1996, table 243, p. 160).

Does this include the entire population, ie children and the retired? If so I would question its validity - otherwise (assuming its accurate) carry on.

: Only 22.4% of the American population have internet access (Statistical Abstract of the United States 1998, table 916, p. 573).

Again does this include everyone from 0-120? Is there a correlation between college education and internet access or is that just a feeling? (it seems reasonable to suggest it, but lots of surfers are teenagers remember. Check out some net demographics.

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